Hawkesbury River – north of Sydney

19 May 2021 | Places

The Hawkesbury River flows into the Pacific just north of Sydney, driving between Sydney and Newcastle the highway crosses the river close to its mouth. It’s a popular Sydney getaway for bushwalking, boating on the river and dining at restaurants like Peats Bite or th...

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Sydney – the Emerald City

18 May 2021 | Places

Since I’m currently obeying the rules which ban departures from Australia there’s been no international travel in my diary for the past 12 months. I have been travelling around Australia, however, and I covered a little walk up Mt Kosciuszko – Climbing Mt Kosciuszko t...

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Tony’s Coronavirus Notes – Airline Crew

23 December 2020 | Living

Australia has sailed through the coronavirus pandemic remarkably well despite a short and sharp outbreak in Melbourne (where I live) and the state of Victoria. I looked at just how bad the Melbourne figures were back on 22 August 2020 and then I looked at what it was ...

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White Rabbit Gallery & One Central Park’s Heliostat – Sydney

16 June 2019 | Culture

I stayed at the interesting Old Clare Hotel in the Sydney central suburb of Chippendale during the recent Sydney Writers Festival. That’s easy walking distance from Central Station, the main Sydney railway station and connected directly to Sydney Airport. ▲ A short...

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Sydney Walks

21 February 2019 | Places

Walking was the order of the day on a recent trip to Sydney with a bunch of friends. The city has great walks, harbour side and ocean side. ◄ We started with the 10km harbour side walk from Spit Bridge (Mosman on the North Shore) to Manly, which is on Sydney ...

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